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i feel a throbbing pain on the back of my knee. could this be something serious?

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Dr. Oliver Aalami
22 years experience Vascular Surgery
Maybe: You have to make sure it is not a deep vein thrombosis (dvt). A simple ultrasound test can rule that out.
Answered on Aug 3, 2012
Dr. Debashish Bose
18 years experience General Surgery
Agree w/ ultrasound: This could also be a popliteal artery aneurysm, which can also be diagnosed with a good physical exam and/or ultrasound.
Answered on Aug 15, 2017
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